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Winner of GZDoc Award: CB project "The Extra's Journey"

Crossing Borders is happy to announce that CB participants Hsin Yu-Wu and Jerome Wang will pitch their project The Extra’s Journey at the GZDOC Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival in China next week. Since 3... read more »

Podcast Gen Z: Simon Staffans in talks with Sandra Lehner

Following the panel New Modes and Formats at our Leipzig Networking Days 2018, Sandra Lehner , pioneering digital executive and Head of Content Acquisition EMEA for Liberty Global’s cable channels, and Simon Staffans , CEO & Co-founder... read more »

Find Your Audience - The Online Pitching Experiment

Documentary Campus is breaking new grounds with: Find Your Audience - The Online Pitching Experiment Documentary Campus invites you to join “The Online Pitching Experiment”. On 8 October 2018, three projects currently in development at... read more »

Wir suchen Dich: FinanzbuchhalterIN

WER WIR SIND: Documentary Campus ist eine internationale Initiative im Bereich Dokumentarfilm, die von privaten und öffentlich-rechtlichen Sendern sowie von Produktions- und Vertriebsfirmen unterstützt und getragen wird. Finanziert... read more »

Freedom Fields world premiere at TIFF 2018

We’re delighted to announce that British-Libyan filmmaker Naziha Arebi’s world premiere of Freedom Fields at #TIFF18 was sold out and got standing ovation! The film was developed at The MENA Programme 2013 . If you're in Toronto you can... read more »

Open Lectures by Documentary Campus at Sarajevo Film Festival

Documentary Campus offers two open Lectures on Wednesday, 15 August 2018 at Hotel Europe . 10.00 – 11.30 Hotel Europe – Screening Room 3 Digital Platforms: Why Short matters! / Flore Deroose (Zoomin.TV) Digital platforms are... read more »

Masterschool Workshop on Producing during Sarajevo Film Festival

The second Workshop of the Documentary Campus Masterschool will shortly kick off in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. From 11-15 August the participants will receive insights by internationally renowned experts such as: Fernanda Rossi... read more »

Crossing Borders announces Taiwanese projects to go to Leipzig

Crossing Borders is thrilled to announce the 4 Taiwanese projects that will join our second workshop and speed pitching in Leipzig: The Road Less Traveled by Martin Chen The Mysterious Night Hunter—The Eastern Grass Owl by Shou-I... read more »

Crossing Borders 2018 Kick-Off in Taipei

Crossing Borders is very excited to be in Taiwan for the very first time with a great group of participants, fabulous trainers and our wonderful team at National Geographic! Thank you to our funders Ministry of Culture Taiwan and Creative Europe.... read more »

Upcoming Screenings for CB Film Among Wolves

Among Wolves by director/producer Shawn Convey is on a roll: the film has played 18 festivals on 4 continents and counting, won 5 awards (including Best Documentary, Best Director, The Hernandez/Bayliss Prize--Triumph of the Human... read more »

Crossing Borders project “Mirror Mirror on the Wall” wins Wicker's World Foundation Top Prize

We are proud to announce that for the second year in a row, the Whickers Film & TV Funding Award goes to a Crossing Borders project ! The £80,000 cash prize aimed at young filmmakers looking to make their first full length documentary,... read more »

Amal wins Youth Jury Prize @Sheffield Doc/Fest

We are happy to announce that Amal by Mohamed Siam (MENA Program 2014) is amongst the award winners of the 25th edition of Sheffield Doc/Fest. The film received the Youth Jury Award - congratulations! About the film: In Amal,... read more »

Two MENA films at Sheffield Doc/Fest: Amal & Room for a Man

We are excited to announce that two films developed in our MENA Program are screening at Sheffield Doc/Fest this year: After opening IDFA 2017, Amal by Mohamed Siam (MENA Program 2014) will have its UK premiere in Sheffield. The... read more »

Crossing Borders Projects 2018

Crossing Borders is excited to announce the first round of selected projects for the 2018 programme, which will take place in Taipei, Taiwan (July) and in Leipzig, Germany (October). The first group of selected projects and teams... read more »

SILBERSALZ Press Conference

Einladung an die Medien "SILBERSALZ 2018“ – das Festival für Wissenschaft und Medien in Halle (Saale) gibt sein Programm bekannt. Vom 28. Juni bis 1. Juli 2018 veranstalten Documentary Campus und die Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH... read more »